A 28-year-old male asked:
Went for appendectomy 8 days ago, this morning there were big amount of brown/red fluid coming out of my wound. what should i do?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Septic wound?: Go back to your surgeon immediately. If he s not available, see your GP, he can arrange a wound care nurse to do dressings. If you are systemically ill (fevers, extreme abdominal pain, nausea, constipation) you may need to be admitted. Don't take this lightly
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